Railroads
Denver & Rio Grande Western
Amtrak
Burlington Northern
BNSF
Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad
San Luis & Rio Grande
Santa Fe
Southern Pacific
Union Pacific
Special Topics
The Ski Train
The Rio Grande Zephyr
Close-ups
Detailed photos of Rio Grande equipment
Rail Encounters
Trips reports, photo essays, nostalgia.  This is a LARGE section.
Rio Grande Reliquary
 Remnants, artifacts of the D&RGW
Models
The La Plata Division
Modeling the modern Moffat Road in HO scale

This is the new home of one of the oldest Western railfan sites on the web.

Begun as a tribute to the Denver & Rio Grande Western, the site has expanded to include many other railroads in the states surrounding the Four Corners.

Browse the links to explore the extensive collection of photographs, topical articles, and information.


There's a new trip report under the Rail Encounters section-- lots of images from the Tunnel District, as well as a spotting report for the San Luis & Rio Grande. This one's well worth your time and perusal.


VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE: I am offering DVDs tailor-made for the discriminating Railfan. These 1-hour collections contain selected clips from my personal rail videos.  DVDs currently available are:

  • The Ski Train, 1994 through 2000
  • Southern Pacific Lines: Intermountain Memories

Introductory prices are $10 each, including shipping within the US (overseas add additional cost of mailing).

Spoiler Alert: I have acquired a better video-capture system and am working on creating better versions of these videos.

To order, send an e-mail to GRIFFINJ at ACTIONROAD dot NET and we will work out the details.  I accept Paypal, checks or money orders.


I'm now on YouTube. My channel is kfgrijr.  You can watch videos of BNSF, Durango & Silverton, San Luis & Rio Grande, UP, and my model railroad as well.  Updated regularly.


 

I have written a book covering the entire history of the Rio Grande, published by Motorbooks Press.  To date this is the only cradle-to-grave account in print of the D&RGW.  Beautifully illustrated with 150 photographs, full of easy-to-follow historical information, it is a must-have for any student or fan of the Rio Grande.
Available from Amazon.com (search for "Rio Grande" )-- or just click the link below.

Also available as an e-book from motorbooks.com

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